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Updated with quotes for January 2017:

Classic:
. . . nothing so liberalizes a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kinds of people.
— Mark Twain, Letter in a San Francisco newspaper, 1867.

 

Direct:
To migrate, especially alone, to an alien environment full of people with strange ways, and to be forced to integrate oneself — that is the kind of move that sets the mind to working inventively. — First Sociology, 1982, p. 453.

Garden moment for January 2017:

Lotus blooming at the Chi Lin Nunnery, a Buddhist temple complex built in Hong Kong in 1934.


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